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Justin Johnson

Justin Johnson works for the British Film Institute, selecting animation and films for younger audiences at BFI Southbank and the London Film Festival. He is a regular contributor to radio and TV on matters concerning children’s films, animation and films in general. He has served on juries at many European Film Festivals including Berlin, Copenhagen and Zlin and has served as both a selector and a juror for the British Animation Awards. As a member of the BAFTA Film Committee and Deputy Chair of the BAFTA Children’s Committee, Justin assists in the organisation of the awards and often chairs professional juries for different award categories. During his time at the BFI, he has curated seasons in partnership with Walt Disney Studios, the BBC, Shanghai Animations Studios, Pixar and the Swedish Film Institute, as well as hosting many on-stage events and interviews. He is also the BFI Head of Venues.

Articles by Justin Johnson

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  • The Time of the Doctor – Matt Smith’s last bow

    A first look at The Time of the Doctor, the Doctor Who Christmas Special, ends a year of 50th anniversary Doctor Who celebrations at BFI Southbank.

    Thursday, December 19, 2013

    Features

  • Doctor Who at 50

    Co-curator of our year-long Doctor Who celebration, Justin Johnson reveals the challenges of doing justice to ‘the greatest TV show in the world’.

    Friday, January 11, 2013

    Features

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